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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 012116
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-020930-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT ALONG THE COAST WILL CONTINUE TO
PRODUCE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS FOR MUCH OF THE FORECAST. LOCAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY THE BIG SUR COAST. THE GUSTY
WINDS WILL STEEP WIND WAVES AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.



PZZ570-020930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

THU
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ571-020930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ575-020930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

THU
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



PZZ576-020930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ540-020930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ545-020930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 02:52 PM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 03:26 AM THURSDAY.



PZZ560-020930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



PZZ565-020930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



PZZ530-020930-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.

SUN
W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ531-020930-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT..

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.

SAT
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ535-020930-
MONTEREY BAY-
216 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

THU
NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



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